right abbreviation for minutes, hours : mins,hrs OR min,hr? What is the right abbreviation for minutes, hours? mins,hrs OR min,hr Is there a difference between tenses : Adjective and nouns? ex) This is a [30-min/30-mins] class. It will take [30 min/30 mins]. This is a [2-hr/2-hrs] class. It will take [2 hr/2 hrs].
May 2, 2016 6:24 AM
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When you make any plural noun or noun phrase into a modifier (placed before the noun), it becomes singular. So "a class which lasts 2 hours" would become "a 2-hour class". It would be the same for any other duration e.g. "a 4-year course". I have to say that it would be unusual, in my experience, to write "a 2-hr class" or "4-yr course" but I couldn't say that they would be wrong. My preference is to use the full word when it is used as a modifier.
May 2, 2016
This is a 39 min class. It will take 30 mins. This is a 2 hr class. It will take 2 hrs.
May 2, 2016
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